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Midway Electric, Inc. is dedicated to its community. We try to give back when we can and we are involved in the following programs.
 
Congratulations to Michele Spry for receiving The Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award at the 106th Annual Chamber Awards Banquet on June 21, 2011.
 
Missouri's marketing and cooperative education students attain the skills necessary to succeed in today's global industry through our unique co-curricular philosophy that closely integrates classroom instruction, DECA, and work-based experiences. Missouri DECA's services are an integral part of instruction that motivates students to increase their leadership and creative abilities, reinforce competencies developed in the curriculum and encourage a healthy competitive spirit. One of the most visible components of the student organization is the competitive events program. 

Students may participate in individual series events, marketing research projects, chapter team projects, leadership academies, and entrepreneurship projects. Missouri DECA provides services to more than 9,000 members and has a list of accomplished alumni who make contributions to the program. 

Michele (Crews) Spry, was a member of DECA in 1993-1994 at David H. Hickman High School competing in Marketing / Retail Management. Taking first place at the district level and third place at the state level during that school year. 

She has been a judge at the State level that is held at The Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Missouri since February 2008.

 
Midway Electric, Inc. is a member with the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber is a non-profit organization with over 1,500 members working together to enhance the Columbia business community. Approximately 80% of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce members are smaller businesses with fewer than 20 employees. If you are not a member of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce we highly recommend you join and start taking advantage of the wonderful resources available to your business. 

 

Michele Spry is a Chamber of Commerce Ambassador. The Chamber Ambassador’s are the “Welcoming Arm” of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. They consist of a group of over 100 selected business leaders that conduct complimentary groundbreaking or ribbon cutting ceremonies for any business opening, expanding or moving to a new location.  If you would like to schedule a groundbreaking or ribbon cutting please contact the Columbia Chamber of Commerce at 573-817-9112.  

 

Midway Electric, Inc. is a current member of Women’s Network. For over 25 years the purpose of Women’s Network has been to enhance the personal and professional growth of businesswomen and to encourage participation and recognition of woman in the community. Women’s Network is the largest division of the Columbia Chamber of Commerce with over 500 members. If you are not a member of Women’s Network we encourage you to join. For more information contact the Columbia Chamber of Commerce/Women’s Network at 573-817-9119.

Michele Spry is a past co-chair for a Women’s Network committee called Changing The Odds. The purpose of this committee is to help women who are looking for ways to improve their job prospects. This includes women who have never held a job, may have left the job market for a period of time or have had recent changes in their career goals. Changing The Odds is a great committee for anyone who is interested in joining a Women’s Network committee and really wants to make a difference in people’s lives.

 

Midway Electric, Inc. supports Midway Heights Elementary School and tries to give back when we can. Michele (Crews) Spry attended elementary school from 1981 to 1988. I feel that giving back to my home town school is very important.

Midway Electric, Inc. has been a Partner in Education with Midway Heights Elementary School since 2008. They have helped create a yearly week long read-a-thon, helped recognize the teachers and staff and helped with 5th grade graduation.  I feel that giving back to my home town school is very important and to encourage our youth is vital as they are the future leaders of our country. In 2011 Michele joined in with Junior Achievement and his helping to teach the 2nd grade class with a 5-part class about “My Community”.  Michele (Crews) Spry attended Midway Heights Elementary School from 1981 to 1988.

 

     

Midway Electric donated services has also donated our time, money and/or services to the following companies:

American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Assistance League of Mid-Missouri, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central MO, Boone County National Bank Roots & Blues Festival, Cedar Creek Riding Center, Columbia Jaycees, Coyote Hill, Diamond Council of Columbia, KRCG -13 Room for the Holidays, Midway Optimist, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Rock Bridge High School Girls Softball, Show Me State Games, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and T & C Youth Bowling.